Why we're making this site
There's a lot in quotes that leads us to learn and feel better. We believe that the words of others can change your life. You've just found a treasure chest of the world's wisdom. Which jewels will you pick? Blaze your trail. We've made the best place in the world to read and share quotes.
- We want you to find beautiful and delicious quotes. We aim to make the best search and exploration tools possible.
- We want you to show the world what you care about. We aim to create the very best ways to add quotes to QB. You should express your opinion, knowledge and feelings in exciting ways.
- We want the community to benefit as a whole and have fun. We want like minded people to connect, and hope to build the finest ways of enjoying quotes on your own and with others.
- We want you to see that it's not just about quotes. What we have are the most powerful things ever said or written. The kind of things that make you whistle, laugh, lift your head or even cry. We are creating a future for the Internet where feelings rule. Check out our sister project moonrise - where you can post just how you feel.
Amit is the founder. He believes in QB beyond words, and his heart is set on creating a place where you can mingle and discover meaningful things. He has so many ideas scribbled everywhere that he hopes he lives long enough to work on all of them! He's published a book of poetry.
Jamie has been in the web industry for over 8 years and owns an interactive design agency and hosting business. While building Quotations Book he developed an MVC framework in PHP that drives this website. When not working Jamie spends his time snowboarding in the amazing mountains around Vancouver.
Chris runs a small web design studio based in the Cotswolds. Harnessing the full effect of the inspiring scenery he creates beautiful designs for Quotations Book and a plethora of other international clients. He shares his thoughts about online business at his personal weblog.
We've indexed more than 20,000 books from Project Gutenberg. You have classic quotes in context. We were the first site on the web to expand the relationship between quotes and books.
Thousands of quotes marked with context
We have over 43,000 quotes by over 7,000 people in over 1200 subjects, with more being added all the time! That's one of the best and largest collections on the internet. We're also the first and only site we know that has made all our content freely available under an open license.
Dr. Mardy Grothe
Dr. Mardy Grothe is a psychologist who has lived and practised in New England for over twenty-five years. He's the author of various books with a lifelong interest in language and words.
Brenda Bright is a graduate of Vassar College with a lifetime of experience finding and collecting quotations. She once "found" the one Proust wrote about Madelines and did not know she wasn't the first person to do this.